The Reichstag Fire

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When was the Reichsag fire?
On the night of the 27th February 2933,
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Who did Hilter blame immidiately?
The Communists
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What type of person was found at the site and what was his name? What happened to him?
A dutch Communist called Lubbe and he was arrested,
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How many months later was it that he was found guilty and what happened to him?
11 months and he was executed,
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What did Lubbe act like and what might he have been for the Nazis?
He acted 'confused' and he may have been a scape goat for the Nazis,
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What law did he persaude Hindenburg to pass with his rule of decree and what did this allow him to do?
The law of the Protection of the People and the State which allowed him to arrest anyone suspected of opposing the Gov.,
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When this law was passed, what did this end for the people and for newspapers?
They couldnt have a negative opnion on the Nazis, ended personal liberty and meant all newspapers were controlled,
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What happened to Hitler's political opponents? What were they too afraid to do? What did the SA try to force them to do and why?
They were arrested and some were too afraid to vote. the SA would try to intimidate them into admitting they were in opposition so they could be arrested,
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